Private Alfred George Bell

Private Alfred George Bell of the 17th Lancers (Duke of Cambridge’s Own) (Buttevant)

Date of incident: 1 Nov. 1920

Sources: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; O’Halpin and Ó Corrain (2020), 211.

Note: Private Alfred Bell shot himself with a revolver by accident on 1 November 1920 while stationed at Buttevant with the 17th Lancers Regiment. He was from Shoreditch in London. He is commemorated on the screen wall at Islington Cemetary and Crematorium in England.

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